How to order an Italian Coffee – What to eat with your coffee: Italian breakfast

If you’re  ordering coffee  in an Italian bar, it’s probably breakfast time or shortly after your meal so you can get un caffè  to  help  your  digestion.  If  it’s breakfast,  expect  a  mainly-sweet food offering, heavy on the carbohydrates. Cornetti (cornetto sing.) or brioche are Italian croissants which are usually less buttery and more bread-like than French… Read More How to order an Italian Coffee – What to eat with your coffee: Italian breakfast

How to order an Italian Coffee – Ordering coffee in a bar in Italy

Un bar, a bar in Italy does not always imply where people go out clubbing and get drunk late at night (those are usually discoteche or discopubs). Bars can be all-encompassing:  they serve  breakfast in the morning, are open until lunchtime and serve food (panini, Italian sandwiches,  already  prepared  salads, and even pasta or meat courses),… Read More How to order an Italian Coffee – Ordering coffee in a bar in Italy

How to order an Italian Coffee – Sweetening Your Coffee and Non-Coffee Drinks

There are a few standard additions to your coffee if you don’t want to drink it amaro – fig: “black,” lit: “bitter” :   Zucchero:  Plain  white,  refined  sugar, which  will  usually  come  in  its  own single-serving bag. Some people collect the bags as almost every bar will have their   logo   and/or   specially-designed bag. Pronunciation: ZOOC-ker-oh… Read More How to order an Italian Coffee – Sweetening Your Coffee and Non-Coffee Drinks

How to order an Italian Coffee – Special Coffee Drinks

Not all bars will have these specialties available (and some not year-round) but if you find a bar that does them right, you’ve found a favorite for life!   Caffè  Affogato  –  literally,  drowned coffee. But what a way to go – coffee drowned by a scoop of ice cream. Pronunciation: ahf-foh-GAH-toh   Granita  di  Caffè… Read More How to order an Italian Coffee – Special Coffee Drinks

How to order an Italian Coffee – Popular Variations on Caffè Espresso

These  drinks  are  further  variations  on the  coffee  itself.  Most of these  drinks can have  milk added  to  them but  the important  thing  about  ordering  these drinks is specifying how it is brewed – doubled, water added, chilled, reduced! Caffè Doppio  Two shots of espresso, served in a  larger  cup, tazza  grande. Pronunciation: DOHP-peeoh Caffè… Read More How to order an Italian Coffee – Popular Variations on Caffè Espresso

How to order an Italian Coffee – Popular Italian Coffee Drinks

Caffè  –  In  Italy  the  word  “caffè” naturally implies an espresso. There is no need to specify “espresso” when ordering. It will be served in a porcelain demitasse  cup  “tazzina”  with its  own saucer    and    little    stirring    spoon. Pronunciation: cahf-FEH   Caffè Macchiato – this espresso is served in a demitasse cup and has a dash… Read More How to order an Italian Coffee – Popular Italian Coffee Drinks

The Greatest Coffee Recipes : Cappuccino Bon-Bons and Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Cappuccino Bon-Bons     What ingredients you will need: 1 1/2 tablespoons instant coffee powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting 1 (19.8 ounce) package brownie mix 2 eggs 1/3 cup water 1/3 cup vegetable oil     Directions: 1)    Turn on the oven and set that to a three hundred… Read More The Greatest Coffee Recipes : Cappuccino Bon-Bons and Cinnamon Coffee Cake

The Greatest Coffee Recipes : Cappuccino Cookie Bar and Chocolate Chip Coffee Cookies

Cappuccino Cookie Bar     What ingredients you will need: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup light brown sugar 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 8 (1.5 ounce) bars chocolate candy 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts 1/2 cup ground coffee beans   Directions: 1)    Turn on the… Read More The Greatest Coffee Recipes : Cappuccino Cookie Bar and Chocolate Chip Coffee Cookies

The Greatest Coffee Recipes : Cappuccino Pie and Almond Coffee Ice Cream

Cappuccino Pie     What ingredients you will need: 1 cup cold milk 3.5 ounce package instant vanilla pudding mix 3 tablespoons instant coffee granules 12 ounce container frozen whipped topping, thawed 1.5 ounce bar milk chocolate candy 9 inch prepared graham cracker crust, chocolate     Directions:   1)    Take a medium size bowl… Read More The Greatest Coffee Recipes : Cappuccino Pie and Almond Coffee Ice Cream

The Greatest Coffee Recipes : Double Chocolate Mocha Trifle and Tiramisu Toffee Dessert

Double Chocolate Mocha Trifle     What ingredients you will need: 2 packages instant white chocolate pudding mix 4 teaspoons instant coffee granules 19.8 ounce package brownie mix 1 3/4 cups cold milk 3 (1.4 ounce) bars chocolate covered toffee bars 2 tablespoons warm water 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed   Directions: 1)    Take the… Read More The Greatest Coffee Recipes : Double Chocolate Mocha Trifle and Tiramisu Toffee Dessert